Stylomastoid foramen

The stylomastoid foramen is a rounded opening on the inferior surface of the petrous temporal bone, between the base of styloid and the mastoid process of the temporal bone. It transmits the facial nerve.

Anatomy: Head and neck
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rID: 28237
System: Head & Neck
Section: Anatomy
Tag: pm, refs, cases
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